Best Practices

Here is a back to school list of remote O&M instruction ideas!
What you can do to help alleviate visual fatigue for students who are blind and visually impaired during remote learning.
TVIs shared how they are assisting students during classroom Zoom meetings.
How to make gen ed classroom materials accessible for students with low vision during remote learning.
Have you tried this portable document camera as a remote instruction tool and/or magnifying device for students with low vision?
Use a local map to learn about nearby urban, suburban, and rural communities
How can I edit a map that I did not create?
Using the Zoom video conferencing remote control feature to teach BVI students virtually and effectively
Computers running Windows offer a highly capable and accessible platform suitable for facilitating virtual learning.
Looking for fun literacy activities that can be taught remotely?
Can your student answer these social studies questions using the linked accessible map?
Strategies, games and activities: a combination of braille, magnification and tech for an emerging reader!
Introducing VoiceOver to students? Check out these VoiceOver gesture teaching strategies and apps!
What are the "must haves" for a home learning space in case students do not go back to the classroom?
We are sad to say that our month of Meal Kit fun has come to an end... but that doesn't mean our blogging has to! Find out what our next topic will be!!
This post describes a method for using a shared document for students to document their independent work.
An overview of Splashtop secure remote access software for education
How to teach computer technology remotely successfully.
A refresher on special education law as it relates to students on IEPs.
Why do students who are visually impaired need to be able to draw items for educational purposes?
What should or should not be included when creating a non-visual digital map?
Why Students with disabilities and chronic illness should get a disability services file in college, and how they are helpful to have.
Did the non-visual map and remote lesson make a difference in this student's O&M skills?
Check out these two books: Fruits and Vegetables

Participants will learn about the Sensorimotor Stage of Development,the Van Dijk Approach,levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.

This manual will help you introduce iOS technology and VoiceOver to 3 to 8 year old students!
Remote instructional video for parents and accessible book for students with CVI.
Learn how to use free apps to create engaging digital content for students with CVI!
Set yourself and your low vision student up for success when working with Chromebooks!
In her recording, this young lady shares how remote learning has impacted her tech skills.
Applications for educators to remotely help students with computer technical and navigational issues.
Wondering how to get started with introducing young students to accessible digital math skills?
Snap and Read is a browser based tool that has many useful features for the visually impaired, notably CVI, but it is not accessible for blind students.
Learn how to convert inaccessible PDFs accessible with a screen reader!
My Tips for practicing self-advocacy skills in the virtual classroom, and how to self-advocate in remote learning environments.
Check out these teacher-created videos for students with CVI!
Tips on how to set your Zoom sessions to keep them private.
A narrative of how our BVI school quickly chose a Learning Management System for immediate use in this new age of a pandemic.
Download these free digital books/PDFs designed specifically for students with CVI!
Is your student completing assignment in braille during COVID-19 school closures?
Here are terrific, teacher-created videos for students with CVI!
Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!
Tips for maximizing remote video instruction for students with CVI.
This TVI shares her experiences setting up and using remote learning tools with students who are visually impaired or blind.
Here is the Zoom information you have been looking for!
How does your student/school/district's tech skills compare to others across the country?
Introducing dictation to an emerging reader and writer.
How (and why) do you provide feedback when field testing a Beta version of an iOS app?
Practice braille contractions while reading about Noelle the cat!
What math-related tech skills should we be teaching now?

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